A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Kurihashi in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005zu6. Id of event: us10005zu6. The temblor was reported at 22:48:47 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/07/16 / 2016-07-04 13:48:47 / July 4, 2016 @ 1:48 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.58 km (30 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 139.705 East, latitude 36.1361 North, depth = 48.58 km.
Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mobara, Hayama, Hiratsuka (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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